From old monasteries and churches to cobbled streets and idyllic lake. Ohrid is one of a kind! The city is known for once having 365 churches. One church for each day of the year. There are still many churches left with a mix of Ottoman and Byzantine architecture. Full of discreet charm, Ohrid makes it hard not to fall in love with. If you’re visiting Macedonia, or even the Balkans, you should put Ohrid on the list of must see places! This hidden gem has been listed as UNESCO’s World Heritage for its cultural and natural beauty. It has been under-the-radar, making it a perfect holiday location if you look to escape the crowds.
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How To Get To Ohrid?
There are regular buses from Skopje to Ohrid. The bus timetable can be found here. The bus journey takes about 3 hours and the fare costs 7 euros. As Skopje is located in the valley surrounded by the hills, expect to have a picturesque ride with camera at ready. Now, even more conveniently you can also take a direct flight with WizzAir from the UK to Ohrid. No more excuses not to visit Ohrid, anymore!
What To Do In Ohrid?
The small city with plenty to offer! It’s an ideal place to relax and unwind. A perfect city break, from the chaos and fast pace life in the big city. Here are the top things to do in Ohrid;
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